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Appointment Details

  • Appointments will be for 10-16 consecutive weeks during the months of May-August. Factors such as class schedules, housing availability and facility schedules may be taken into consideration when determining appointment start and end dates.
  • Interns will be assigned to research projects and/or other technical activities under the guidance of a mentor.
  • An appointment involves a daily, on-site commitment as defined by the assigned mentor at the host facility with the HS-POWER participant in residence at the specified location. Virtual appointments may be available for some appointments.
  • HS-POWER participants are required to have health insurance coverage during the appointment period and to provide proof of this coverage prior to the start of the appointment.

Nature of Appointment

Participants will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, DHS, or the hosting facility. Instead, participants will be affiliated with ORISE for the administration of the appointment through the ORISE Letter of Appointment and Terms of Appointment.